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The original item was published from 5/31/2017 11:10:20 AM to 6/4/2017 12:35:02 PM.
Posted on: June 1, 2017
[ARCHIVED] Emergency Outdoor Warning Siren Test: June 3rd at Noon
Washtenaw County's 81 warning sirens will be tested at Noon on Saturday, June 3rd. If there is a threat of severe weather on the day of a test, it will be cancelled.
Except for scheduled testing, the sirens will be activated for the following emergencies:
- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning
- A severe thunderstorm has been detected with damaging winds of 75 MPH or greater
- A hazardous materials accident requires immediate protective action by the public
- An attack on the United States is imminent, underway or has recently occurred
Warning siren activation is a signal to members of the public to immediately go indoors and monitor local Emergency Alert System media outlets for official information. Washtenaw County's emergency broadcasters are:
WEMU 89.1 FM
WWWW 102.9 FM
WQKL 107.1 FM
WTKA 1050 AM
WLBY 1290 AM